2004 Chevrolet Aveo vs. 1970 Holden Torana

To start off, 2004 Chevrolet Aveo is newer by 34 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Holden Torana. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Holden Torana would be higher. At 2,261 cc (4 cylinders), 1970 Holden Torana is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Chevrolet Aveo (103 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 8 more horse power than 1970 Holden Torana. (95 HP @ 4600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Chevrolet Aveo should accelerate faster than 1970 Holden Torana. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Chevrolet Aveo weights approximately 123 kg more than 1970 Holden Torana. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1970 Holden Torana is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 1970 Holden Torana. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Chevrolet Aveo, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1970 Holden Torana (163 Nm) has 18 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Chevrolet Aveo. (145 Nm). This means 1970 Holden Torana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Chevrolet Aveo.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1970 Holden Torana
Make Chevrolet Holden
Model Aveo Torana
Year Released 2004 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1606 cc 2261 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 103 HP 95 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4600 RPM
Torque 145 Nm 163 Nm
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1073 kg 950 kg
Vehicle Length 4240 mm 4380 mm
Vehicle Width 1680 mm 1610 mm
Vehicle Height 1500 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2490 mm 2550 mm


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